Research Briefing

Research Briefing

Our monthly Research Briefings capture the newest research related to cross-sector collaboration for scholars whose own thinking can benefit from staying current on progress in the field and practitioners who are interested in how this research may be helpful to their cross-sector work.

The June briefing includes articles about theories of participation in pro-environmental, collaborative governance networks, cross-sector collaboration for social change to promote population health, the influence of a board of directors on cross-sector nonprofit collaboration, and more.
The May briefing includes articles about integrative leadership and cross-sector reforms in an urban school district, public and private sector considerations in smart city governance, and causes for public-private partnership failure across geographical locations.
The April briefing includes articles about public contracting for private innovation, value creation in public‐private‐nonprofit interactions, comparative governance of social issues, and more.
The March briefing includes articles about non-profit involvement in cogovernance, collective sensemaking in hybrid organizations, problem framing in public and social innovation, and more.
The February briefing includes articles about public-private partnerships to advance digital health communication, providing refugees access to medical care through multi-sector collaboration, a cross-sector collaboration to address rural opioid addiction, and more.
The January briefing includes articles about collaborative governance and policy networks, partner outcomes in multi-stakeholder cross-sector partnerships, collaborative data sharing for public good, and more.
The December briefing includes articles about data driven social partnerships, public managers collaborating beyond their comfort zones, different approaches to social impact bonds, and more.
The November briefing includes articles about collaborations in social innovation, cross-sector collaboration in the water sector, multisector approaches to address homelessness among LGBTQ youth, and more.
The October briefing includes articles about organizational blame shifting, collaboration and cultural efficacy, inter-organizational collaborations for humanitarian aid, and more.
The September briefing includes articles about an academic-community partnership to address health disparities, dialogic collaborations and sustainability, successful industry–university collaborations, and more.